Head of Religious Studies

Helena Romanes School, Dunmow

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Job Ref No. ECC5457-189 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: UPR/TPR plus TLR 2B, £4,782
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c Monday 23 May 2022  

Job Description

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This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative leader with strong curriculum understanding to join us as Head of Religious Studies.

The successful applicant will be supported by the SLT Line Manager and Lead Practitioner in Humanities. You will provide strategic leadership to your team, with a clear focus on continuing to drive improvements in teaching, curriculum design and students' progress across the department. As such this role will prepare candidates for onward progression to senior leadership positions.

Reporting directly to the SLT Line Manager, you will have a varied, dynamic and strategic role. As Head of Religious Studies, you will be expected to lead the provision of Citizenship for the Year 10 cohort.

We would love to hear from you if you are an inspirational, dynamic and creative individual who makes learning fun and challenging, and who is looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team in beautiful rural surroundings.

At Helena Romanes we value the personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for someone who can model these values.

Helena Romanes joined the highly successful Saffron Academy Trust in September 2020. Consequently, there are a wide range of opportunities in terms of CPD, school-to-school collaboration and career development for members of our team.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people.

The school is a popular and successful 4 -18 comprehensive all through school, situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside. It has good communications to London and the South East, and it is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

The school reserves the right to interview candidates before the published closing date.

Information about the School

Helena Romanes School & Sixth Form Centre is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

We are committed to raising student achievement by providing a rich and challenging curriculum delivered by high quality staff. Excellent opportunities exist for professional development.

All applications must be made using our application form. Please visit www.helena-romanes.essex.sch.uk for more information

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed, Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager to arrange a convenient appointment or to answer any questions that you may have. seste@hrseducation.co.uk

Helena Romanes is a popular all through school situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside with good communications to London and the South East and is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Sue Este
Helena Romanes School
Parsonage Downs, Dunmow
Essex, CM6 2AU
Telephone: 01371 872560
Email: seste@hrseducation.co.uk